Authored By: Sarah
11 Jul 2024

 Special Purpose Logic Ic Market Size to grow by USD 38.7 billion between 2024-2028

According to a research report “ Special Purpose Logic Ic Market” by Application (Communications, Computing, Consumer electronics, Others) Type (Programmable logic ICs, High end programmable logic ICs, Others) Geography (APAC, North America, Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa)- Global Forecast to 2028 published by Technavio, the market size is estimated to grow by USD 38.7 billion, at a CAGR of over 6.77% during the forecast period. The global smartphone market experienced a shipment volume of 353.6 million units in Q3 of 2020. Projections indicate that this figure will surpass 1.67 billion units by 2022, fueled by the accessibility of affordable smartphones and the expanding global Internet connectivity. Market players are investing significantly in the creation of advanced smartphone models. For instance, Hytera Communications Corp. Ltd. introduced the rugged Android smartphone, PNC550, in September 2020. This device, equipped with PTT features, offers efficient and swift voice communication via a PTT button. The cost-effective PNC550 supports broadband networks (3G/4G) and Wi-Fi, ensuring extensive and rapid communication coverage.

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By Application, the Communications segment is projected to dominate the market size in 2024

Programmable Logic Integrated Circuits (PLICs) are versatile electronic components used to fabricate reversible digital circuits. Unlike traditional Integrated Circuits (ICs), which consist of predefined logic gates and serve a particular function, PLICs are manufactured with an unspecified function. These devices are essential in various industries, including consumer electronics, healthcare, and automotive, due to their programmability. Notable logic components within PLICs, such as flip-flops, AND gates, and OR gates, can be customized by users to suit their specific requirements.

By Type, Programmable logic ICs  segment is expected to hold the largest market size for the year 2024

The communication sector encompasses telecom and datacom equipment, ethernet switch ICs, basebands, and related technologies. Market growth is driven by the expanding mobile broadband and big data management trends. Network operators seek to deliver faster data connectivity, high-definition video streaming, and a diverse array of multimedia applications. In developed nations, 4G networks have supplanted 3G, while in emerging markets like India, 4G adoption is surging. The advent of 5G networks in 2020 is poised to fuel further growth in telecommunication equipment. This demand will escalate the need for special purpose logic ICs, as they are essential components in enterprise network equipment, wireline network equipment, subscriber equipment, and cable/multiservice operator equipment.

APAC is forecasted to hold the largest market size by region in 2024

The Special Purpose Logic IC market represents a significant segment in the semiconductor industry, catering to the unique logic requirements of various applications. These ICs offer enhanced functionality, improved performance, and reduced power consumption, making them indispensable for industries such as automotive, telecommunications, and military. The market's growth is driven by the increasing demand for advanced logic solutions, technological advancements, and regulatory compliance.

The Special Purpose Logic Ic Market growth and forecasting report also includes detailed analyses of the competitive landscape of the market growth and forecasting and information about 20 market companies, including:

  • Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
  • Analog Devices Inc.
  • Broadcom Inc.
  • GOWIN Semiconductor Corp.
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • Intel Corp.
  • Kingston Technology Co. Inc.
  • Microchip Technology Inc.
  • NXP Semiconductors NV
  • Phoenix Contact GmbH and Co. KG
  • Qualcomm Inc.
  • Renesas Electronics Corp.
  • STMicroelectronics International N.V.
  • Texas Instruments Inc.
  • Trenz Electronic GmbH

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Research Analysis Overview

The Special Purpose Logic IC (Integrated Circuit) market is witnessing significant growth due to the increasing demand for high-performance electronic devices in various industries, particularly in Consumer Electronics, Computing, and Communications. IoT capabilities are driving the demand for Special Purpose Logic ICs in consumer electronics, including smartphones, tablets, and smart home devices. General-purpose ICs, such as microcontrollers and digital signal processors, have been the backbone of consumer electronics for decades. However, the telecommunications industry's evolution towards 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) is leading to an increased demand for more specialized Logic ICs. Semiconductor fabs are producing a wide range of Logic ICs, including Gate-array Based ICs, Standard-cell Based ICs, and Full-custom Design ICs, to meet the diverse requirements of the market. These ICs are used in high-performance applications such as telecommunications equipment, computers, TVs, and smartphones. Programmable Logic ICs are also gaining popularity due to their flexibility and ability to be reprogrammed to meet changing requirements. The market for these ICs is expected to grow significantly due to their use in IoT applications and the increasing demand for low-cost smartphones and tablets that require high processing power. Despite the challenges posed by the manufacturing process, which can require extreme temperatures, such as liquid nitrogen, the Special Purpose Logic IC market is expected to continue its growth trajectory in the coming years.

Market Research Overview

The Special Purpose Logic IC market encompasses a wide range of industries, including Aerospace and Defense, Telecommunications, Industrial Automation, Industrial, Healthcare, and Consumer Electronics. In the Telecommunications sector, logic ICs play a crucial role in digital signal processing, microcontrollers, and digital signal processors for 5G infrastructure. In Industrial Automation, logic ICs are used for advanced manufacturing techniques, integration capabilities, miniaturization, and energy efficiency. In the Industrial sector, logic ICs are employed in energy-efficient devices such as semiconductor technology, digital signal processors, and microcontrollers used in various applications. In the Healthcare industry, logic ICs are used in medical devices, telehealth systems, and wearable technology like smartwatches and fitness trackers. Edge computing, artificial intelligence, and IoT capabilities are driving the demand for advanced technologies in consumer electronics such as smartphones, computers, TVs, and tablets. The Automotive sector is also a significant market for logic ICs, with applications in safety systems, infotainment systems, and advanced driver assistance systems. Logic ICs are also used in the Telecommunications industry for gate-array Based IC, standard-cell Based IC, full-custom Design IC, and Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs), System on Chips (SoCs), Application-Specific Standard Products (ASSPs), and in the XR market for VR, AR, and gesture-based computing. The Semiconductor fabs are continuously innovating to meet the demands of these industries, developing energy-efficient devices, miniaturization, and advanced technologies like OLED technology and AI. The Millennials' increasing demand for low-cost smartphones and tablets is also driving the market for logic ICs. The Internet penetration and the growing popularity of 5G are expected to further fuel the growth of the logic IC market.


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